Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent
Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.
Firms are turning to pro bono projects to give up-and-coming managers a chance to grow
When Carissa Biggie was selected for Goldman Sachs’ six-month leadership-acceleration program, one of her tasks was to figure out a template for growth—not for the firm or even for her department but for STRIVE, a national nonprofit that provides skills training for low-income people and helps them get jobs.
Welcome to corporate pro bono, the fastest growing category of volunteerism in the U.S.
What could a small team of JFS professionals and volunteers possibly have in common with a group of corporate employees who spend their days helping people achieve their financial goals? Turns out: EVERYTHING.
Taproot Foundation’s State of Pro Bono Service Survey shows that pro bono service helps nonprofits improve their organization’s effectiveness. Here’s how one Silicon Valley social services organization benefited.
This week, Taproot Foundation released findings from the 2016 State of Pro Bono Service Survey showing that 95% of nonprofit professionals report pro bono service improved their organization’s effectiveness. These improvements were cited most often in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.